Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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BIOL 129 - Laboratory Skills in Organismal Form and Function

Semester Hours: 2

Fall, Spring

The course is designed to provide sophomore-level biology majors with a fundamental understanding of how biologists develop research questions, design experiments, analyze data, and report their findings to the scientific community. This course explores form and function using prokaryotic or eukaryotic organismal models.  Students will develop skills in the scientific process, including data collection, literature searches, and data mining, hypothesis development, experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation, and written or oral communication of research results. Recitations will more fully develop topics in lab. (3-hour laboratory, 1-hour recitation). 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 011 or BIOL 113 , BIO 012 or BIOL 112 . Biology, neuroscience, pre-medical studies, neuroscience majors, or permission of instructor. Credit is given only for this course, BIOL 126 , BIOL 127 , BIOL 128 , BIO 013, OR BIO 015. Lab fee additional.

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